Sarah McLachlan will participate in Surfer’s Healing’s 2014 fundraiser

Sarah McLachlan will participate in Surfer’s Healing’s 2014 “A Night to Benefit Autism” fundraiser taking place on January 18th at The Strand Beach Club in Dana Point, California from 4:40 – 8:30pm. Autism Daily Newscast first wrote about Surfer’s Healing back in September, The history of Surfers Healing is just as inspiring as seeing kids on […]

Sophie McShera, Actress in ‘Downton Abbey’ to Open The Artspace in Doncaster.

Thorne, Doncaster, Yorkshire – Artistic Spectrum based in The Artspace is a social enterprise specialising in art therapy for Autistic individuals. The Doncaster Free Press reported that Emma Wilson project leader said: “We are delighted to announce that Sophie will be coming to open the Artspace. Her involvement helps us in our efforts to shine […]

Short Tribute to Maya Angelou and why it matters to the Autism Community.

Maya Angelou passed from this world today at the age of 86 and leaves with her a legacy that will stand the test of time. Not only was she an amazing writer, poet and wonderful orator with that deep voice of hers etc. but she was a role model to every woman… of all colours, […]

Students with Autism Create Celebrity Mosaics

February is Black History Month in the United States, and many students across the country will do special projects to celebrate, but none are quite like the mural completed a few years back by the students at Joseph Lee School in Boston, MA. It consisted of a 6 ft. x 18 ft. construction paper mosaic, […]

Not so Different – an anthem for the modern age

“It takes every colour in the spectrum to make the world so bright, Love speaks in a million ways, and in the end we’re not so different.” Lyrics taken from singer songwriter’s Cassandra Kubinski’s new song Not So Different, a tune which is quickly  becoming a modern anthem for people on the spectrum and the […]

Bill Gates backs vaccines on American talk show

Bill Gates has come out and publicly defended vaccinations on American talk show America with Jorge Ramos which aired on January 21. The multi billionaire and founder of the Microsoft conglomerate was interviewed on his philanthropic vision to end world poverty and ensure a healthy population, which was outlined in the Gates foundation’s annual letter, published […]

Turning autism into a strength: Temple Grandin talks about her relationship with animals

We are all individuals and have strengths and weaknesses, having autism does not make any one person differentiate from that rule. That is one of the messages that has come from Temple Grandin, long serving autism advocate, high functioning Asperger’s Syndrome diagnosee and professor at Colorado State University. She has turned her strengths to livestock […]

Real housewives of New Jersey star defends Jenny McCarthy after autism row

Jaqueline Laurita, one of the stars of the Real Housewives of New Jersey (or RHONJ) has always been public about her son’s autism. This week she has come out in defence of Jenny McCarthy after reports were circulated during the New Year period that her son Evan did not have an autism diagnosis. Ms Laurita […]

Jenny McCarthy to take legal action over articles doubting her son’s autism

Ex actress and The View hostess Jenny McCarthy is to take legal action against an article that appeared online citing a three year old interview with Time Magazine which claimed her son Evan did not have autism. As Autism Daily Newscast reported yesterday that Ms McCarthy had taken to Twitter to make her opinions about […]

Jenny McCarthy makes response to claims son never had autism

Unsolicited reports that Jenny McCarthy’s son, Evan, 11 has no autism diagnosis have been quelled by the View host today on her personal twitter account. Reports began emerging on websites including Radar Online yesterday which cited quotes from and interview given to Time magazine in 2010, when McCarthy was fighting for diagnosis. She tweeted from […]